Viktoriya Samarina, Ph.D.

Clinical Neuropsychologist


Viktoriya Samarina, Ph.D. is a licensed Clinical Neuropsychologist and national co-director of the VA Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment (MIRT). She completed her doctoral degree at Palo Alto University, internship at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center, and postdoctoral fellowship at Barrow Neurological Institute. She has extensive clinical experience working with an adult and older adult population in outpatient neuropsychology clinics, as well as within memory disorder programs. She provides neuropsychological didactics to geriatric psychiatry fellows through the Stanford/VA Alzheimer’s Center, and her research and teaching interests include examining the neuropsychology of aging, dementia, and other neurodegenerative diseases.